President and CEO, Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce | Executive Director, Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization
Catherine Prather accidently fell into the travel industry through her journalist background, when she joined the NTA team in January 1994 as a writer.
Christopher Rosenow unintentionally fell into the travel industry.
Ernie Dale, founder and president of Roanoke Tours, Inc., didn't have any industry experience when he started hosting groups more than 25 years ago.
Sharon Koops was a step-on guide in the late 1970s, starting as guide coordinator with the renowned Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan.